Halo Platform Development, LLC is a blockchain development company. We are a diverse team of passionate and dedicated humans working together as a team to bring you the most comprehensive crypto-currency platform.
Scott is an avid crypto trader, miner, finance specialist and entrepreneur who founded Halo in 2017. He brings top tier crypto experience, consulting and a clear vision of the Halo experience and its potential.
The Cloud Architect every team should have, Mike brings elite IT and business experience to the team. A seasoned crypto trader, entrepreneur and weekend rockstar, Mike advises enterprise level IT clients daily.
Veteran software development professional with a career spanning over 15 years of shipping critically acclaimed software across multiple platforms. Led Production for industry-leading social games on web and mobile platforms, including FarmVille and Zynga Texas Hold’em Poker. Head of Operations for critically acclaimed Star Wars branded titles at LucasArts. Managed Quality Assurance for multi-platinum console sports games: EA Sports FIFA Soccer 2003 to 2008, EA Sports World Cup 2002, MVP Baseball 2004. Agile nerd and resident Canuck.
Brandon is an avid full stack developer who's passionate about building robust web solutions and Vue.js development. He is a University of Delaware alumni, an early adopter of new technology, and is extremely excited to be building blockchain applications at Halo Platform. When Brandon isn't working, he likes to explore NYC, play video games and work on Open Source projects.
With over 30 years working in the financial industry, Matthew Dowd brings his experience as a long time commodity pit trader, financial adviser, and business development specialist for a global derivatives exchange to the Halo Platform. Matt is heading up Business Development for the Halo Platform team, and he is helping to push the organization to even higher levels of success. A happily married man and proud father of 4 active kids, on weekends you will often find Matt either coaching lacrosse and football or cheering from the riverbank at his oldest son’s rowing regattas.
Jarett spent 15 years in the auto parts industry excelling in customer service and employee management. One of Halo Platform’s most dynamic team members, Jarett channels his exceptional people skills into building the Halo Platform community. He has been an avid gamer for over 20 years, and he is a devoted family man as well.
Sarah’s lifelong passion for organization and technology have led her to the dynamic field of social media marketing. As Halo Platform’s primary social media liaison, Sarah is constantly bringing creative and fresh ideas to the table. Sarah grew up internationally, living first in Switzerland and then Belize. Her personal interests include international travel and learning new things.
Todd is a seasoned compliance, AML, and internal control professional. Todd first became passionate for cryptocurrency in 2014, and he uses the skills and experience he has developed over his 15-year career in compliance to ensure proper internal controls at Halo Platform. Todd earned his ACAMS certification in 2012 and CBP designation in 2017. All in all, Todd’s primary goal is to implement the policies and procedures necessary to ensure that Halo Platform’s regulatory compliance programs are a success.
Steven is a full stack web and blockchain developer with a passion for building things that improve peoples' quality of life. He is an active blockchain community developer advocate, teaching web developers how to build distributed applications using the Solidity smart contract language and cutting edge tools.
Quantitative Developer with a background in developing core Risk Management and Trading applications in Investment Banking and Prop Trading businesses alongside leading business operations and working with leading financial exchanges and clearing banks. A crypto community member since 2012 with an enthusiasm for creating robust and scalable products. Enjoys travelling and music. Sean is Halo Platform's Senior Exchange Developer.
Ham earned a Master's Degree in engineering from the Armenian National Academy of Sciences. An energetic, highly motivated, and ever-curious individual with a keen ability to comprehend, unpack and understand complex technologies, Ham is always looking out for future trends and their business applications. Ham is an entrepreneurial and pioneering technologist with over a decade of senior management-level experience in Information Technology. He brings broad expertise in IT, network, architecture/infrastructure design, financial/operational management and project management to the Halo Platform team, as well as a powerful set of business strategies supported by cost-effective, high-performance IT infrastructures.
Harold is a former Technical Product Owner at Spotify, where he was able to integrate his twin passions for music and technology. Harold made his way into gaming as the Senior Director of Development at DeNA/ngmoco, where he built critically acclaimed mobile games. Harold also served as the Analytics and Site Manager for Microsoft Hardware and Macintosh Business Unit, and he is now contributing his skills and experience to building Halo Platform’s gaming functions.
A Senior Designer whose creative vision brought to life the Farmville:Emerald Valley expansion, along with SniperX with Jason Statham and numerous other titles. Being a self-proclaimed geek and avid gamer, her passions persist in RPGs, including playing many video games and LARPing on the weekends. She resides in Southern Califiornia.
Todd is a man of multiple talents. He started his tech career as a graphic artist, but his interests turned towards 3D animation and A/V production before diving head on into software engineering in 2000. This wide range of skills proved integral in his gaming career, which includes four indie game titles that he developed and released single-handedly. After more than ten years of cloud-based ERP software development, Todd became a founding employee of indi gaming startup Spooky Cool Labs in 2011, which was later acquired by Zynga for their title Hit It Rich! Casino Slots. Todd spent the next four years leading the mobile client development for Hit It Rich!, and now he uses his considerable talents to develop creative and engaging new products for the Block & Chain Team.
Adam has lived and worked across the country as a software and game developer since 2011. Now he is back home in Wisconsin, excited to work with the great people and technology around the Halo Platform.
Mary is a talented illustrator and concept artist who brings her own creative flair to the Halo Platform Team. In addition to being a storyboarder, visual development artist and graphic designer, Mary holds a Master’s degree in Visual Development from the Academy of Art University. She is also an avid gamer with a passion for video game character design.
Michelle is Halo Platform’s resident artist. Having graduated from the Art Institute of California at San Francisco in 2008, Michelle has worked on many hit games, including Farmville and Zynga Poker. Michelle also worked at a character artist at IMVU, which is currently the top-ranked 3D Avatar Social App on iTunes. A true video game lover, Michelle spends her free time gaming and hanging out with her Newfoundland pup.
Aya has been immersed in the art of storytelling for years, and she started committing her literary talents to the world of gaming in 2011. Aya brings the skills she's developed over the years through interactive theater experiences and writing for video-game giant NCSoft to the creative development team at Block & Chain. Aya is excited to help new fables unfold at Block & Chain, and soon the entire gaming community will see her skills as a weaver of tales.